"Keep On Swinging" as written by and Michael P. Miley Jay Bartholomew Buchanan....
One day my prayers are gonna be answered
For so long I been hungry for something else
Where there's a will and there's a way
I work hard 'cause at the end of the day
The Lord helps those who help themselves

Hey hey I keep my head down, but I keep on swingin'
Hey I keep my head down, but I keep on swingin'
Hey I keep my head down, but I keep on swingin'
Hey I keep my head down, but I keep on swingin'

Right now somebody's counting my money
So much they can't see the top of the stack
Where there's a will and there's a way
Money's gonna find my hand one day
When it does I ain't looking back

Hey, hey I keep my head down, but I keep on swingin'
Hey I keep my head down, but I keep on swingin'
Hey I keep my head down, but I keep on swingin'
Hey I keep my head down, but I keep on

Hey, hey I keep my head down, but I keep on swingin'
Hey I keep my head down, but I keep on swingin'
Hey I keep my head down, but I keep on swingin'
Hey I keep my head down, but I keep on swingin'
Hey I keep my head down, but I keep on swingin'
Hey I keep my head down, but I keep on swingin'
Keep on swingin', keep on swingin', keep on swingin', keep on swingin'


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"Keep On Swinging" as written by Michael P. Miley Jay Bartholomew Buchanan

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    My InterpretationFor me, this song is about hard work and the American Dream.

    Life is about hard work that always will turn itself to gold: "My prayers are gonna be answered." And "when there's a will, there's a way", so if you want to, you will reach your goals and you musn't search for reasons why it shouldn't work. If one knows that "at the end of the day The Lord helps those that help themselves" it is much easier to get through life. Not as other people who always moan when ther's something that has to be done.

    The chorus says that you can live a humble life ("keep my head down") but you still can be happy, proud of yourself and self-confident ("keep on swinging")

    The second stanza shows how it is, when you have reached what you wanted. You'll see that the work was worth the suffering and you feel superior to all the people who hated and were against you
    Seppon June 01, 2013   Link
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    Song MeaningI believe the song is about how religion is a bit out dated and losing the belief or realizing how religion does not seem logical..

    "One day, my prayers are gonna be answered
    For so long, I've been hungry for something else"
    -I believe this line is the realization that there might be no god. However, keeping faith hoping that one day his prayers would be answered.

    "When there's a will there's a way
    I work hard because at the end of the day
    The Lord helps those that help themselves"
    -This line I see it as realizing that even though you have faith in god, you won't achieve anything in life unless you work for it.

    "Right now, somebody's counting my money
    So much that they can't see the top of the stack"
    -This is the fact about how much religion steals from those who are so into it. How religion rakes in money from people who can be easily persuade into "Donating to the church of god"

    "When there's a will there's a way
    That money's gonna find my hand one day
    And when it does, I ain't looking back"
    -I have trouble with this one. It may have something to do with Karma and how him believing or being a sheep to religion is going to help him in the end.


    "Hey hey, I keep my head down
    But I keep on swinging"
    -I believe he is saying that He is not sure about the truth. He doesn't know if god or what the people at his church or his family tells him is true. However, he still complies or goes on with the same lifestyle.

    That is my view of the meaning of this song.
    elvis10000on October 23, 2014   Link

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